Deliveroo cyclist caught on motorway after sat nav ‘took him on wrong road’
A Deliveroo cyclist was spotted biking in the outside lane of a busy motorway after his sat nav took him on the “wrong road”.
Railway worker Scott Inglis, 32, filmed the moment he saw the cyclist on the M8 near junction 16 for George Square in Glasgow on Saturday July 3 at 4.12pm.
The unidentified man was cycling in the third lane that is coned off for roadworks, and he crossed two busy lanes to get onto the 50mph section of the motorway.
He was wearing a helmet, and his bicycle was carting a Deliveroo branded bag.
Scott and his colleague, Fraser Boyce, called out to the cyclist asking him what he was doing.
He shouted at the cyclist: “What ye dain [doing], it’s a motorway you are on – you’re off your f heid.”
The cyclist then yelled back: “Wrong road.”
“Wrong road, absolutely, f maniac,” Scott replied, while laughing.
He later shared the clip online with the caption: “Wrong road? Think you could be right mate.”
The video has since been viewed 160,000 times, attracted 1,700 comments, 1,800 reactions and has been shared 3,500 times.
Scott said: “My colleague saw a man on a bicycle in his wing mirrors coming from Lane 1 to Lane 3 on the westbound M8 motorway just past George Square cut off – I recorded the video.”
One user commented: “I’m dying, the accent makes this even better hahaha.”
Another wrote: “This sort of s*** is happening all to often nowadays.”
A third said: “Living life in the fast lane!”
A fourth added: “Oi, he’s delivering my maccie ds – I told him to take the quick route.”